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Macon County Soccer League Tournament Games Report

Week 7 ~ October 30, 2010

Two hundred and nine of our children graced the pitch in the fall of 2010.  

This past week signaled the conclusion of the fall season for the Macon County Soccer League. The tournament championship is the final competition of the year and is the coveted crown jewel for most teams. To be named tournament champion can make a teamís season of hard work during practice and the regular season truly complete.  As usual, a large, energetic crowd gathered at the soccer complex to enjoy a full day of action and to cheer on their favorite son, daughter, and team. The tournament champions for fall 2010 are:
U4 Division- Jay Green’s Red team Champion, Seth Blankenship’s Lime Green 2nd place.  
U6 Division- Ronda Paredes’ Tangerine team Champion, Joey Flowers’ Purple team 2nd place.  
U8 Division- Wendell Jones’ and Chris Woodard’s Turquoise team Champion, Wesley Clayborne’s Tangerine team 2nd place.  
U12 Division- Bryan Morgan’s Tangerine team Champion, Carol and Edmundo Chaparro’s Turquoise team 2nd place.  
U18 Division- Larry Dallas’ Tangerine team Champion, David Denney’s Turquoise team 2nd place. Congratulations to our Tournament

Champions and to all of our teams for another fantastic season of soccer.

Game Report U4 Division

Jay Green’s Red team (46) took on Anita McClard’s Tangerine team (3). Scoring for red was Valerie Kirby with 38 goals and Taylor Green with 8 goals. Scoring for tangerine was Omar Onate with 2 goals and Kelley McClard with one goal. Coach McClard extended a thank you to the team for playing hard and having a great season.

Seth Blankenship’s Lime Green team (27) played Courtney Brawner’s Purple team (9). Scoring for lime green was Chloe Blankenship 17 goals, Mattie Goad 5 goals, and Elyssa Walrond with 5 goals.  No report from purple.

Championship Game: Jay Green’s Red team (19) versus Seth Blankenship’s Lime Green team (11). Scoring for red was Valerie Kirby with 14 goals and Taylor Green with 5 goals. Scoring for lime green was Chloe Blankenship with 11 goals.

U6 Division

Kasi Hire’s Lime Green team (5) took on Susan Stevens’ Red team (1). Scoring for lime green was Kadie Hire with 4 goals and Logan Wilson with 1 goal. Scoring for red was Cadence Carter with 1 goal. Coach Stevens reported also playing well was Will Stevens, Roxy Barber, Austin Woodard, Carson Green, and Kyra Gregory.

Kyle Turner’s Royal Blue team (7) played Rhonda Cothron’s Turquoise team (1). Scoring for royal blue was Katelyn Austin 4 goals, Riley Bolton 1 goal, Kennedy Marshall 1 goal, and Delaney Turner with 1 goal. Scoring for turquoise was Allison Thompson with 1 goal. Coach Cothron said, We had a great season. All my players showed great improvement.  Good job!

Joey Flowers’ Purple team (5) played Kasi Hire’s Lime Green team (3). No report from purple.  Scoring for lime green was Logan Wilson with 2 goals and Kadie Hire 1 goal. Coach Hire reported, Kaydence Walrond defended the goal well. Conner Johnson, Lanna Kittrell, Kelan Hire, and Abby Berry all had a great game.

Ronda Paredes’ Tangerine team took (5) on Kyle Turnerís Royal Blue team (2). Scoring for tangerine was Stone Donoho with 4 goals and Christofer Paredes with 1 goal. Scoring for royal blue was Delaney Turner with 1 goal and Katelyn Austin with 1 goal.  Coach Turner said, Karson Meador, Riley Bolton, Kaneeka Wright, and Kennedy Marshall played very well today!

Championship Game: Ronda Paredes Tangerine team (4) versus Joey Flowers’ Purple team (1). Scoring for Tangerine was Stone Donoho with 3 goals and Christofer Paredes with 1 goal.  No report from purple.

U8 Division

Wesley Clayborne’s Tangerine team (5) played Rachel Dulworthís Lime Green team (0). Scoring for tangerine was Logan Whittemore 3 goals, Taylor Ward 1 goal, and Gavin Clayborne with 1 goal. Coach Clayborne said, Isaac Kirby, Brandon Nunez, Emily Ward, McKenzie Wix, Brookelyn Meador, and Abby Kemp all played really well.

Wendell Jones’ and Chris Woodard’s Turquoise team (2) took on Eric Carverís Purple team (1). Scoring for turquoise was Kaitlyn Driver with 1 goal and Eli Woodard with 1 goal. The coaches reported, Eli Woodard, Kaitlyn Driver, and Abby Shoulders played great on offense. Kara Case and Wesley Talley played well both offense and defense. Jose Martinez, Caroline Steva, and Jason McMillan did well defensively.  And a great job by Tyler Jones in net. No report from purple.

Championship Game: Wendell Jones and Chris Woodard’s Turquoise team (2) versus Wesley Clayborne’s Tangerine team (1).Scoring for turquoise was Eli Woodard with 2 goals. Coach Jones and Coach Woodard said, Eli Woodard, Kaitlyn Driver and Abby Shoulders had a great offensive performance. Wesley Talley, Kara Case, Caroline Steva, Jose Martinez, and Jason McMillan turned in a fantastic defensive display and Tyler Jones did a super job in goal. Great job Champs! Scoring for tangerine was Taylor Ward with 1 goal.  Coach Clayborne stated, Gavin Clayborne, Isaac Kirby, Logan Whittemore, Brandon Nunez, Eli Austin, Emily Ward, McKenzie Wix, Brookelyn Meador, and Abby Kemp played great.  I am so proud of our kids.  We had a great season!

U12 Division

Carol and Edmundo Chaparro’s Turquoise team (6) took on Craig Cothron’s Purple team (0).Scoring for turquoise was Connor Chaparro 3 goals, Joshua Hauskin 2 goals and 1 assist, Cameron Wohlgamuth 1 goal, Olivia Belton 2 assists, and Jared Hill with 1 assist. No scoring was recorded for purple, however, Coach Cothron reported, Jordan Powell, Brandon Lau, Brianna Winsett, Alexandria Edwards, Brooklynn Edwards, Callie Cothron, Katelyn Cothron, Keeley Wilkerson, Addison Wright, Nash Wagner, Jonathan Martinez, Isaac Marshall, Bryli Nichols, and Jamie Ashburn all played a well; a great season by all.

Bryan Morgan’s Tangerine team (4) played Perry Knight, Adam Steva, and Shane Diller’s Lime Green team (0). Scoring for tangerine was Scoring for tangerine was Spencer Morgan 1 goal, Mallory Graves 1 goal, Parker Smith 1 goal, and Morgan Carter with 1 goal. No scoring was reported for lime green. Coaches Knight and Steva said, The tangerine team jumped out to a quick 3 goal lead, then the game settled into more of a defensive battle with tangerine adding one more before full time. This team has fought hard and played terrific soccer the entire season.  They have really shown continued improvement throughout the season.  We are very proud of all our fine players for their hard work and competitive spirit: Autumn Matthews, Mia Brawner, Jeremiah Pinzur, Carlos Hernandez, Catherine Kemp, Sam Denney, Leah Steva, Michael Steva, Keely Carter, Nicklas Knight, Benjamin Bray, Hunter Carver, Hannah Steva, Shane Diller, and Caleb Chapman.  Thank you and your parents for a great season.  See you all next year.

Championship Game: Bryan Morgan’s Tangerine team (7) versus Carol and Edmundo Chaparro’s Turquoise team (3). Scoring for tangerine was Spencer Morgan 2 goals, Morgan Carter 1 goal, Caleb Clark 1 goal, Parker Smith 1 goal, and Simon Brawner with 1 goal. Coach Morgan added, I am very proud of all my players and the effort they gave every game. Their teamwork was outstanding as well as their soccer skill improvements. We had a great season and Iím looking forward to the spring. Scoring for turquoise was Cameron Wohlgamuth 2 goals, Connor Chaparro 1 goal and 1 assist, and Joshua Hauskin with 1 assist. Carol and Edmundo said, We came in 2nd place in the tournament, but the team played very well all season long.

U18 Division

Larry Dallas’ Tangerine team (8) took on Robert Hill’s Lime Green team (1). Scoring for tangerine was Chris Wisdom 3 goals, Ben Cook 2 goals, Michael Ashburn 1 goal, Caleb Centers 1 goal, and Frank Hernandez with 1 goal. No report from lime green.

David Denney’s Turquoise team (2) battled Carl Dobbs’ Red team (0). Coach Denney summarized, ìIt was a battle from the start with two evenly matched teams fighting to advance in the tournament. Both sides saw numerous scoring chances destroyed by the other team’s defense.  Almost every scoring chance turned into a counter-attack for the other team. This was the pace of the entire game. At the end of regulation time, the score was still nil-nil. It was then that two 5 minute overtime periods began with an even more fevered pace. The break finally appeared about 4 minutes into the first overtime period when a cross from Tyler Steen was expertly chested into the goal by Winston Sandifer. The ball found the net a second time with less than a minute to play by Tyler Steen coming in from behind the goalie to tap in a ball that had gotten loose. No scoring for red was reported. Coach Dobbs added, ìThis team has played really well this season and I am proud of them all. Micah Schanel, Caleb Anderson, Kendrick Carter, Gabe Johns, Dylan Turner, John Griffith, Shawn Kemp, Rachel White, Drew Pharis, Mary Meador, and Ethan Phillips all played great today.

Championship Game: Larry Dallas’ Tangerine team (7) versus David Denneyís Turquoise team (1). Scoring for tangerine was Ben Cook 2 goals, Chris Wisdom 2 goals, Eddy Chaparro 1 goal, Onnolee Steva 1 goal, and Sebastian Brawner with 1 goal.  Coach Dallas said, This team has played fantastic for me this season. I am proud of each and every one of them.  UNDEFEATED CHAMPS! Coach Denney again summarized, Turquoise started this match energized from the win in the last match but also exhausted from the competition. The team worked well with a new formation meant to blunt Tangerine’s attack even though we hadn’t practiced it. This new formation left us somewhat weak in offense so we didn’t get a lot of scoring chances.  Towards the end of the first half, we hit a bit of bad luck.  Winston Sandifer picked up his second yellow card, resulting in a red card and was sent off the pitch. The rest of the team transitioned to a new formation and kept fighting to the very end. Our only goal in this match came from Tyler Steen late in the second half. We ended the season in second place with first going to a very strong team. Before I list players who played well, I would like to say goodbye to this team’s players that have played their last season with our league. Most will be too old to sign up next season. Amanda Denney, Tonya Michael and Ryan Tucker, you will be missed. Both Tyler Steen and Jesse Denney had a good showing today in the goal, Derrick Lau, Jonathan Pinzur, Hunter Sullivan, and Travis Carver played well in defense. Cody Lau, Amanda Denney, Samuel Thomas, Samantha Matthews, Tonya Michael, and Meredith Carr kept the pressure up in the midfield.  Winston Sandifer, Ryan Tucker, and Moses Pinzur had a good day in the offense position.

The MCSL, players, and parents thank’s everyone for supporting the league this season.